NEWS

Field Engineer Joins Roanoke Team |

We are excited to welcome Jarrod Richmond to our Roanoke team as a Field Engineer. Jarrod is from Bluefield, Virginia, and recently earned his civil engineering degree from VMI, where he played football. He was one of our interns last summer, and we are thrilled to have him join us full time. Jarrod enjoys hunting,… Read more »

Almansoob Joins Herndon Office |

Help us welcome Project Manager Ramy Almansoob to the Branch Builds family in Herndon! Originally from Yemen, Ramy earned his master’s degree in structural engineering. He has seven years of construction experience overseas and four years of experience as a project manager in the United States with Sorensen Gross Company. Outside of work, Ramy enjoys… Read more »

Rivenbark Joins Roanoke Team |

The Branch Builds family is excited to welcome Project Director Scott Rivenbark to our Roanoke office. Scott grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina, and received a degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He started his construction career as an estimator with Centex Construction and worked his way up to a… Read more »

Trent Welcomed as Sales Effectiveness Coordinator |

Please join us in welcoming Chad Trent to the Branch Builds family in Roanoke. As the Sales Effectiveness Coordinator, he’ll provide sales and proposal support for business development efforts at our offices in Roanoke, Richmond, and Herndon, Virginia, and Charlotte, North Carolina. A Roanoke native, Chad received his associate degree in communication design from Virginia… Read more »

Estimating Assistant Welcomed |

We are happy to announce the addition of Kayli Shipman to our team in Herndon as an Estimating Assistant! Kayli grew up in West Virginia, and her father and grandfather were both senior superintendents. Construction came second nature, and she knew it was something she always wanted to do. Kayli graduated with honors from Musselman… Read more »

McKibbben Welcomed to Charlotte Team |

We are very happy to welcome Assistant Superintendent, Matt McKibben, to our Charlotte team! Matt grew up in North Beach, Maryland, and eventually moved to South Carolina where he has lived for the past 14 years. He studied Sports Management at Culver Stockton College and Belmont Abbey College, where he also played baseball for three… Read more »

Austin Promoted to Vice President Business Operations |

Please join us in congratulating Berton Austin on his promotion to Vice President, Business Operations for Branch Builds. In this newly created role, Berton will partner with President Craig Floyd and Business Unit Leaders to develop and implement company policies, procedures, strategies, and business plans. He will also manage Branch Builds’ corporate support team and… Read more »

Assistant Project Manager Welcomed |

Welcome, Abe Sankari, to our NOVA team as our newest Assistant Project Manager! Abe joined Branch Builds on October 28, a referral from our own Todd Demetriou. Originally from Aleppo, Syria, Abe received his bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from Aleppo University in 2009, and his master’s degree in Civil Engineering and Construction Management from… Read more »

Construction is like putting your pants on in the morning; it just makes sense |

Jim Stalnaker has never been afraid to explore a new opportunity, and that’s apparent when you look at his career path. For example, his first encounter with Branch Builds happened at Snowshoe Mountain Resort in West Virginia. He was working on a restaurant addition when Branch’s Steve Aud and Dale Sherburne – who were eating… Read more »

Variety is the Spice of Life |

Heather Bowman fell in love with the construction industry in college. After her freshman year as an unhappy engineering major at Virginia Tech, she went home to California for summer break. She started working as an intern for a company that was building a Navy hospital and finished her assignments so fast they ran out… Read more »